ENB - REGION 4 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Meeting Notice

The Technical Advisory Committee of the Watershed Protection and Partnership Council (WPPC) will meet on Tuesday January 28th, 2003, at 1:00pm at the offices of the Empire State Development Corporation, 33 Airport Center Drive, Newburgh, NY.

The Executive Committee of the Watershed Protection and Partnership Council has asked the Technical Advisory Committee to review the interim final Phase II Nonpoint Source TMDL Implementation Report (Report) prepared by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), to solicit stakeholder input, and to make recommendations to DEC on how to finalize the Report.


Negative Declaration

Albany County - The City of Albany, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed acquisition by the Albany Water Board from the City of Albany of a fifty-year leasehold interest in Rensselaer Lake and surrounding properties will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves acquisition by the Albany Water Board from the City of Albany of a fifty-year leasehold interest (subject to two renewal terms of twenty-five years each) in Rensselaer Lake and surrounding properties owned by the City of Albany, also known as the Six Mile Waterworks, for possible future discretionary use as a supplemental acute emergency water supply in the event of a catastrophic disruption of water supplies to the City of Albany from other sources. Plans for such possible future use have not been developed at this time, and the development, approval and implementation of any such plans will constitute a separate action. The leasehold covers properties located in the City of Albany, the Town of Colonie, Village of Colonie and the Town of Guilderland with a combined area of approximately 205.9 acres. The project pertains to adjoining properties in the City of Albany, Town of Colonie, Village of Colonie, and the Town of Guilderland, all located in Albany County, New York.

Contact: Gary F. Stiglmeier, City of Albany, Department of Law, City Hall, Albany, New York 12207, phone: (518) 434-5050.


Albany County - The State University Construction Fund, as lead agency, has determined that the SUCF Project No. 01449, New Entry/Admissions Building will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves construction of a new entry/admissions building of approximately 49,000 gsf to provide more efficient service to the University community. The project is located at the State of New York University, Albany, New York.

Contact: Margaret C. McSorley, Office of Design and Construction Management, State University Plaza, P. O. Box 1946, Albany, NY 12201-1946, phone (518) 689-2591, fax: (518) 689-2635, e-mail:mcsorlep@sysadm.suny.edu.


Schenectady County - The Town of Niskayuna, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Lands N/F Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the rezoning of 2317 Balltown Road from R-2: Medium Density Residential to R-P: Residential Professional to make the existing medical office use conforming under the zoning ordinance. In 2000 the Town Board removed the professional/medical office use from the R-2 zoning district making this property a nonconforming use. The project is located at 2317 Balltown Road, Town of Niskayuna.

Contact: Kathleen Matern, Town of Niskayuna, Planning Department, One Niskayuna Circle, Niskayuna, New York 12309-4381, phone: (518) 386-4530.


Schenectady County - The Town of Niskayuna, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Nott Street East Condominiums will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the rezoning of a 4.1 acre parcel of land located on Nott Street East from R-1: Low Denisty Residential to R-3: High Density Residential to allow the construction of 24 condominium units.

Contact: Kathleen Matern, Town of Niskayuna, Planning Department, One Niskayuna Circle, Niskayuna, New York 12309-4381, phone: (518) 386-4530.


Positive Declaration

Albany County - The New York State Office of General Services, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves construction and operation of a parking garage situated on three proposed sites located in the general vicinity of Lark Street, Hawk Street, Elk Street and Sheridan Avenue. The garage will provide parking spaces for approximately 1500 vehicles and will have direct access to Elk Street and Sheridan Avenue. Depending on the site chosen, the proposed garage height will range from five levels to approximately eight levels of parking. The project is located in the City of Albany

Contact: Jennifer Meicht, Office for Public Affairs, Office of General Services, Corning Town Building, 41st Floor, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242, phone: (518) 474-5987.